1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA BUBBLETOP - 182648 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1326.1 1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA BUBBLETOP https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/182648/182648_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1326.1

1961 CHEVROLET IMPALA BUBBLETOP

Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1326.1
Year 1961
Make CHEVROLET
Model IMPALA
Style CUATOM 2 DOOR BUBBLETOP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 11837L187403
Exterior Color YELLOW
Interior Color BEIGE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 383
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #1326.1 - Won Goodguys Fall Del Mar, CA Nationals 2012 top honors award, Award of Excellence. This custom restoration was done with a spare no expense budget over an 18 month period. It features a classic nostalgic look with custom unique modern upgrades. It has a fully performance built 383cid stroker engine with gear drive, Scorpion performance roller rocker arms and backed by 4-speed manual transmission with Hydramax hydraulic clutch system. Mattson aluminum cross flow radiator with dual electric fans. Power brakes and power steering with upgraded 400 series gear box. 1960s Corvette 2.5" rare manifolds with Flowmaster 2.5" dual exhaust. Features custom one-off Intro aluminum 20"x 8.5" front and 20" x 10" rear off-set wheels. 4-wheel disc brakes, crossed drilled and slotted rotors, huge Wilwood front calipers for added stopping power and upgraded dual master cylinder. Rare front and rear one-piece bumpers. It was painted in a unique classic Lamborghini Yellow with iridescent pearl in PPG paint and finished out to a laser-straight glass finish. Many parts were shaved and/or modified for a unique sleek look. Interior is full custom intergraded from an Infinity done in a lavish ivory beige. It features full Ridetech air ride airbag custom suspension system that can be controlled by key ring remote or onboard digital controls. Complete Ridetech tubular front and rear A-arms and tailing arm suspension components. Also features 2" dropped spindles in front to keep the true geometry of the suspension and Ridetech front and rear sway bars for full added stability. Features a built-in 7" touchscreen DVD/CD/MP3 player with iPod, 3.5 and memory card slot. This is a one-of-a-kind award-winning show stopper that must be seen to appreciate.
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